What’s app – ening in the world of apps is that single and lonely hearts need not fret this Valentine’s Day as the Invisible Boyfriend and Girlfriend apps has you covered.
There’s no longer a need for you to be creative on your own by calling your phone pretending it’s ‘your man’ or ‘your woman’ on the other line when caught in a tricky situation with nosy people at your place of work or home because Invisible Boyfriend app will do all the dirty work for youby giving you real-world and social proof that you’re in a relationship – even if you’re not.
The app created by an American based company is designed to send its users reasonable text and voicemail that you can bring home to your curious mom, friends and co-workersas evidence of a relationship.
At just $25 (R290) a month you can receive 100 texts, 10 voicemails, and one handwritten note.Currently the app is available as a private beta version in the US and Canada where users are able to download it and start receiving messages from a fictional partner,
You might think this screams a bit desperate, but when you think about Facebook (fb) and how we often connect online withstrangers who want to be our ‘friends’through fb. Dealing with an artificial intelligence programme seems do-able after all.
And since the proof is in the pudding writers at theDaily Mail UKtried theapp out and reported they enjoyed the experience.
“Although I had no idea who I was texting, it was clear that there was a real, albeit mysterious, person having casual conversation with me. I actually had a great time talking to my imaginary boyfriend, and it was nice to know that I could easily win Liam back with a quick payment of $24.99.”
Additional reporting sourced from Sowetan Live.